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Stargazing Spots, Hot Nightlife Fun, Events, News & More in August 9th's Newsletter!

Rain or shine, there's plenty of great fun here on Long Island this weekend, and all week long!

 




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
August 9th
, 2013
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Dear Long Islander,

Today might be rainy, but not to worry - it looks like the weekend will be mostly clear - which will be great for any of you fun seekers looking to enjoy the great outdoors, or check out Sunday Night's Meteor Shower! One of the highlights of this weekend is the Perseid Meteor Shower which will be taking place late on Sunday night, and will be viewable from Long Island. Thankfully, as of now, it looks like although there may be some clouds in the sky, it will mostly be clear - making it easy for any of you stargazers to check out at one of the local parks. There is also plenty of hot nightlife fun happening this week - we've got the scoop on some of the best things going on right here - check it out!
The North Shore Blues Festival Comes to Centerport!
Come Out Sunday, August 11th, for a Day of Music & Fun!
If you love blues, then you won't want to miss the North Shore Blues Festival this Sunday, happening at the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport! The event runs from 12PM - 7:30PM, and will feature live music performances, accompanied by over 50 artists and painters creating artwork live, as they're inspired by the music! Tickets are $15 for adults, and $5 for kids, and children under 5 are free. You want want to miss this fun filled day of music and art right on the sound - be sure to mark off your calendars, and head out to the North Shore Blues Festival this Sunday!
For more information, check out their event listing, or call 631-261-2941.
Hot Off the Presses
Best Local Spots View Shooting Stars from the Perseid Meteor Shower
Stargazers Won't Want to Miss This One This Sunday!
There might be a lot of people calling in sick on Monday morning! Peak viewing of the Perseid Meteor Shower will take place on Sunday into Monday.  Get to see upward of 60 meteorites flash before your eyes per hour. The Perseid meteor shower has some added bonuses this year: It will occur on a night when the moon is in its waning crescent phase, which means the moonlight will interfere only slightly with your view of the falling stars. The meteors are certainly bright, but they are actually only tiny objects, usually no more than a grain of sand. However, as they travel at speeds of up  to 37 miles per second, these small particles put on quite a brilliant show.
Local Headlines
Lake Ronkonkoma Re-Opened to Swimming after Blue-Green Algae Levels Drop
LIPA Rates Go Up 4 Percent A Week After Governor Cuomo Signed Reform Bill
$400 Million Soccer Stadium Proposed for Long Island
Lindenhurst Recycling Center Request to Process More Waste Face Opposition
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Oceanside's Casual, Sophisticated Pub
Whether you're looking for a great new place to relax after a long day at work, or you are looking to head out for a casual meal with friends, Phat Daddy's Irish Pub of Oceanside has just what you need - from bar snacks, to burgers and brews, and more! They regularly have live music, DJs, & entertainment in the evenings, and their atmosphere is perfect for a relaxing afternoon or evening out. They have an outdoor patio area, so that you can make the most out of summertime dining, and offer unique takes of classic pub food that you're sure to enjoy. Next time you're heading out, head over to Phat Daddy's - you'll be glad you did!
For more information,
check out thier listing, or call 516-PHAT-DAD.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
62nd Annual Babylon Tuna Tournament
Looking for some good fishing this weekend? Head on down to Babylon Village Docks this weekend, August 9th-11th, from 11AM-9PM for the 62nd Annual Babylon Tuna Tournament! For a low entry fee, you can bring your day or inshore boats and fish until you can’t fish anymore! High cash prizes are available for the fishers who bring in the biggest catch. There will also be live music, entertainment, and vendors free to the public as you watch the boats bring in all the tuna! Don’t miss this great chance to get fishing this weekend! 

Oceanside Country Fair
Calling all shoppers! Head on down to the Schoolhouse Green for the Oceanside Country Fair this Saturday and Sunday, August 10th and 11th, from 11AM-6PM for great products at great prices! This fair will  feature dozens of vendors exhibiting handcrafted items, jewelry, accessories, clothing, home decor, any many more unique gift items. Come on out to support local businesses and community organizations!

North Shore Blues Festival
Head out to the Vanderbilt Museum this Sunday for a truly wild experience! THe North Shores Blues Festival will be happening from 12PM-7PM and will feature acts such as Kerry Kearney, Willie Steel Band, Hooch and The Bluesicians, and more! There will also be 50 Artists painting to the inspiration of the live music, scenic vistas, and audience interaction! Admission is $15 adults; $5 for children 12 & under; and free for children 5 years & under. Don’t miss this chance to see some fantastic music and art! 

New York AutoFest Does Oyster Bay IV
Looking for a way to get outside and enjoy the good weather? Head on down the the Planting Fields Arboretum for the New York AutoFest at Oyster Bay this Sunday, August 11th, from 8AM-5PM! The show will feature  hot rods, muscle cars, classics, as well as family fun, fabulous cars, great food and vendors! Admission is $5 for adults and children under 12 are free! Get out there to see some over your favorite cars!

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